[prssr-devel-ml] Re: HTTP Proxy authentication is not working

  • From: <Daniel.Harman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2006 10:56:01 +0100

Hi David,

Not much luck with this.

After typing "Get / HTTP/1.1" am I meant to hit <enter> and then type
"Host: <proxy" (including the space after the colon), or is it all on
one line? Or is Host meant to be the promt I see in telnet?

Dan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Andrs
> Sent: 29 June 2006 17:02
> To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [prssr-devel-ml] Re: HTTP Proxy authentication is not working
> 
> 
> Please do the following and send me the result.
> 
> Run cmd (Start | Run, enter cmd) - hope you have W2K or better.
> 
> Type: telnet
> Type: set LOCAL_ECHO
> Type: open <proxy> <port>
> <proxy> is the host name of your proxy
> <port> is the port where the proxy server listens
> Type:
> GET / HTTP/1.1
> Host: <proxy>
> <enter>
> 
> <enter> means entering epmty row - just hit enter
> 
> And send me the response of your proxy server. Looks your 
> proxy is using auth scheme not supported by pRSSreader.
> 
> If in troubles, ask me for details.
> 
> --
> David
> 
> Daniel.Harman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Hi David,
> > 
> > With PocketIE it does work, but I am required to enter the HTTP 
> > authentication details (login/pw) within PocketIE when it initiates 
> > the proxy connection. Opera behaves identically. These are 
> not values 
> > that can be set in the device's settings/connections configuration 
> > (which is extremely annoying - I hate having to enter them 
> every time 
> > it connects to the proxy).
> > 
> > I don't think pRSSreader has the necessary functionality to ask the 
> > user for these authentication details, and when I try to 
> update using 
> > the connection manager settings, the following error is logged :
> > 
> >     'The proxy server needs an authentication'
> > 
> > (I'm not sure if that is truncated).
> > 
> > If I choose to override the connection manager settings in 
> pRSSreader, 
> > then there appears to be a different problem. It does not work, and 
> > the following error is logged :
> > 
> >     'Bad authentication response'.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I guess the solution is to add support for asking the user for a 
> > login/pw when using the connection manager settings (and 
> ideally allow 
> > me to preset them for a given connection), or possibly just fix the 
> > issue with the override.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Dan
> > 
> > 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> [mailto:prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> David Andrs
> >> Sent: 25 June 2006 12:25
> >> To: prssr-devel-ml
> >> Subject: [prssr-devel-ml] HTTP Proxy authentication is not working
> >>
> >>
> >> Daniel,
> >>
> >> because you send the email in the time when the forwarding
> >> from this mailing list did not work for me, I start this 
> thread again.
> >>
> >> I have not tried your problem yet, but I need you to do this:
> >> - set the correct information in connection manager (Start |
> >> Settings | Connections | Connections, Set up my proxy 
> >> server). Be careful to set this for correct network.
> >> - try to access some site with PocketIE
> >> - if this will work for you, then pRSSreader should work with 
> >> connection manager settings (no proxy overriding in options)
> >> - if the above will NOT work for you, I need to know as much 
> >> information
> >>   you could provide (like the name of the proxy server - 
> >> squid, ...) to simulate your enviroment to track the bug down.
> >>
> >> --
> >> David
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> >>
> >>
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